Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WEST TEXAS/SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
300 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.DISCUSSION...

TEMPERATURES WILL BE BELOW NORMAL FOR SATURDAY THEN WARM UP TO JUST
BELOW NORMAL THROUGH THE NEXT 5 DAYS.  MINIMUM RH VALUES OF 15 PERCENT
OR LESS ARE EXPECTED FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF THE UPPER TRANS
PECOS THROUGH TUESDAY.  20 FOOT WIND SPEEDS SHOULD STAY BELOW 20 MPH
EXCEPT ACROSS THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS. RAIN CHANCES INCREASE TONIGHT
AND SATURDAY SO FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL BE LOW.

&&

FOR POINT-SPECIFIC FORECASTS PLEASE SEE THE POINT FIRE WEATHER MATRIX
PRODUCT ISSUED BY THE MIDLAND/ODESSA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE.

NMZ114-TXZ258-231615-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
200 PM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....46 TO 51 ABOVE 6000 FEET...49 TO 54 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........45-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 37 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH ABOVE 6000
                      FEET...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH BELOW 6000 FEET.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70 ABOVE 6000 FEET...73 TO 78 BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 16 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....46 TO 51.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........30-50 PCT ABOVE 6000 FEET...35-55 PCT BELOW
                      6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE LOWER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...74 TO 79
                      BELOW 6000 FEET.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 1 DEGREE.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 1 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
                      BELOW 6000 FEET...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
                      INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 21 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70 ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE MID
70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN THE
LOWER 80S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S ABOVE 6000 FEET...IN
THE UPPER 70S BELOW 6000 FEET. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   QUEEN NM.....5605 FT MSL

$$

NMZ115-231615-
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARTESIA...CAPROCK...CARLSBAD...EUNICE...
HOBBS...JAL...LOVINGTON...ROSWELL...TATUM
200 PM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                      CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....56 TO 61.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 8 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 15 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77 TO 82.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 23 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 27 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....50 TO 55.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 9 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................2.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....79 TO 84.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 2 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......13500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 17 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   ARTESIA NM...3400 FT MSL

$$

TXZ057-074-079>081-231615-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VAN HORN...ALPINE...FORT DAVIS...
PRESIDIO...MARFA...BIG BEND NP...MARATHON
300 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE UPPER 50S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
                      THE UPPER 60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........65-85 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 22 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....73 TO 78 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE UPPER
                      80S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......WETTER 2 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........ABOVE 5000 FEET...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20
                      MPH. BELOW 5000 FEET...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10
                      MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE
                      AFTERNOON.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 26 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....49 TO 54 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE LOWER
                      60S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 6 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........50-70 PCT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...70-90 PCT
                      ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 10 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....76 TO 81 ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE MID
                      90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 3 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 20 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................1.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 18 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...
IN THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN
THE MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT OR BELOW 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...IN THE
MID 90S ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH ABOVE
5000 FEET...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BELOW 5000 FEET. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   MARFA TX.....4700 FT MSL

$$

TXZ045>048-050>053-058>063-067>070-075-082-231615-
GAINES-DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-PECOS-TERRELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SEMINOLE...LAMESA...GAIL...SNYDER...
ANDREWS...STANTON...BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...PECOS...MENTONE...
RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...
MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...FORT STOCKTON...
SANDERSON
300 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 60S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 10 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........75-95 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 11 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....77 TO 82.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 5 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................5.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....80 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....VERY GOOD/140000 KNOT-FT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....58 TO 63.
*    24 HR TREND......COOLER 5 DEGREES.
* MAX HUMIDITY........80-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................4.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                      THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....IN THE MID 80S.
*    24 HR TREND......WARMER 7 DEGREES.
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND......DRIER 30 PCT.
* 20 FOOT WIND........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* LAL.................3.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP....50 PCT.
* HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
* WIND 10000 FT MSL...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT.......11000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 22 KNOTS.
* VENTILATION CAT.....EXCELLENT/150000 KNOT-FT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 15 PERCENT.

NOTE TO USERS - MAXIMUM VENTILATION RATE...MAXIMUM MIXING HEIGHT...
AND MAXIMUM TRANSPORT WINDS FOR THIS FIRE WEATHER ZONE ARE BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING POINT...
   MIDLAND TX...2900 FT MSL

$$

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